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Rogersville Heritage Days kicks off Oct. 12 with 'Great Chili Cookoff'

STAFF REPORT • Oct 4, 2018 at 1:12 PM

History, music and fun on Rogersville Heritage Days schedule

ROGERSVILLE — The First Community Bank Great Chili Cook-off will be one of the first events to kick off the 39th annual Heritage Days weekend.

It will be held in conjunction with the Cruise-In on Friday evening, Oct. 12. Starting at 3 p.m. in the Hale Springs Inn Courtyard, teams will gather to cook and create their best chili recipe.

Beginning at 5 p.m., the public is invited to taste samples from each participating team. The charge is $5 for a bowl and spoon.

A beer garden with live music will also be hosted during this time. Those sampling are invited to cast their vote for the People’s Choice award. Overall judging will begin at 5:30 p.m. and winners announced soon after.

Individuals interested in entering a team may obtain information, rules/guidelines and an entry form at The Rogersville Review, The Depot, Hale Springs Inn, Mountain Star Mall, Local Artist Gallery, U-Save Pharmacy and First Community Bank. Entry forms may also be obtained at www.rogersvilleheritage.org. For more information, contact Beth Metz @423-923-2488.


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